Still Discovering New Keywords?

discovering-new-keywordsDoes discovering new keywords for your SEO still matter in your blog and writing?

Your keyword discoveries are one of the most crucial pieces to successful search engine optimization (SEO) for your online sites.

Discovering your new keywords and using them throughout your posts and meta tags helps establish the building blocks for most of your blogging efforts. The keywords you choose give power to your sites’ SEO, link building campaigns, press releases, and especially your Social Media strengths.

This is one huge marketing effort on your part.  You need to decide what main keyword terms your site uses consistently.

Discovering new keywords, that will bring your targeted audience (traffic) to your sites, and using these keywords will give more power to your online marketing efforts.

But what about keyword competition?

Discovering new keywords and phrases means you’ll be looking for relevance, popularity and minimal competition. 

– Note: I’ve researched and read that your keywords’ monthly search volume will be ranked better for your information if your keywords used have around 3000 searches per month. This means you won’t be fighting as hard to be on page one of the search engines.

Discovering new keywords for your content strategy and creating compelling content that your readers want is using SEO at its best.

Along with discovering new keywords to use consistently, you already know that if your content isn’t good enough to attract, SEO won’t be as efficient in helping you rank well.

What does it mean if your posts have more search engine power for ranking well?

“Search engines work by keying in on the word patterns people are looking for and returning relevant content.” BRIAN CLARK. Founder of Copyblogger & Scribe

I’ve been asked about keyword density – and to make sure you understand what that is…Here is Wikipedia’s explanation

Keyword density

Keyword density is the percentage of times a keyword or phrase appears on a web page compared to the total number of words on the page. In the context of search engine optimization keyword density can be used as a factor in determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase.

  • Golden Tip: I use the WordPress SEO by Joast plugin which has help to remind and train me my keyword use throughout each blog post.

Writing a blog is fun, informative and it’s a business. So you’ll want to…

Be discovering the correct, targeted attraction, and profitable keywords

Stay up to speed on what’s going on with SEO best practices.

Optimize your content with these ideas and keep on coming back here for more lessons! Asking me questions about what more you need to make your blog one of the best and most attractive one out there!

Golden tip: There are free tools to check this out at:

1. Google Adwords – A tool that provides your with more keyword ideas and traffic estimates.

3. SEMRush – Which is an advanced SEO keyword search and analysis tool to also use in viewing what your competitors top ranking keywords are.

Do let me know how your keywords are helping you with your blogging popularity?

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Social Media Manager, Blog Consultant and Trainer at Ask Coach Donna
Social media training and promotion for entrepreneurs, professionals, and business bloggers.
Certified Business Coach, Intuitive Strategist ~ As a Social Media Manager and Coach, I do the work for you and/or train corporations and small businesses how to set up their blog and a Social Media Marketing Plan around their blog/website as their business hub. As a Social Media Marketing Expert, I teach Relationship Marketing and Social Media Mastery, consulting and speaking services for corporate, business owners, and conscious entrepreneurs around the globe!
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16 thoughts on “Still Discovering New Keywords?

  • October 17, 2014 at 9:06 am
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    Great article on keyword research Donna. This initial step saves lots of time in the long run…not to mention a greater possibility of success in ranking on Google.

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    • October 17, 2014 at 8:49 pm
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      Excellent points, Janet – not as much fun as writing – but once you do it routinely, and see results…Well, lots of fun times ahead 🙂

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  • October 17, 2014 at 9:31 am
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    Hi Donna!

    Awesome value on your post today on discovering new Keywords 🙂 I always learn something new from you, my friend…….thank you! BIG HUGS 🙂

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    • October 17, 2014 at 7:59 pm
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      So glad you were able to post on this today, Joan! Big hugs back at ya! 🙂

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  • October 17, 2014 at 10:05 am
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    Man the more I think I know… the more I have to learn. Gosh. Guess I have to Google this stuff

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    • October 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm
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      I know, right? Thank you Tamala – yep research continues on with Google and blogging 🙂

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  • October 17, 2014 at 10:38 am
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    Great post! I think us bloggers can definitely pay a little more attention to keywords to make our sites more searchable. I recently created a new blog and really need to start paying attention to keywords.

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    • October 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm
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      There is a lot to keep in mind as a blogger, Paulette, that it’s not all pretty! lol

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  • October 17, 2014 at 10:57 am
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    Thank you for this info. I can’t wait to try them out. I just started blogging and this can definitely help figure things out a little .

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    • October 17, 2014 at 8:47 pm
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      So glad you ready to give it a go, Emily – thank you for stopping by 🙂

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  • October 19, 2014 at 1:54 pm
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    This has been very useful and valuable to me. I am going to grab those plugins mentioned and see what it can do for me. Thanks for writing on topics I am always wanting to learn more on!

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    • October 23, 2014 at 10:32 am
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      Fabulous, Jaye – I hope to hear back from you on this – so glad to see you hear again!

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  • November 26, 2014 at 7:57 pm
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    I usually use Google Adwords or Google Trends to give appropriate keywords for your site, thank you for sharing, I will bookmark it

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    • November 30, 2014 at 5:42 am
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      Thank you Friv – and using the Google tools is a big part of your keywords research – smart move 🙂

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